British GP stats: Vettel equals Prost's 51 wins tally

All Formula 1 statistics and figures from last weekend's British Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton notched up his 76th career pole at Silverstone.

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It was his sixth British GP pole, allowing him to surpass Jim Clark's record of five (three at Silverstone, one at Aintree and one at Brands Hatch)

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Hamilton became only the second driver in history of F1 to grab six home poles after Ayrton Senna (Brazilian GP).

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With his sixth British GP pole, he also set a new outright Silverstone track record - 1m25.892s.

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Sebastian Vettel scored his 51th F1 victory on Sunday, equalling legendary Alain Prost's tally of wins.

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He also ended Hamilton's streak of four Silverstone wins.

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Mercedes has won only one of the last five races - its worst run of results since 2013, the last year before V6 hybrid engine regulations were introduced.

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Vettel not only won the race, but he also set the 34th fastest lap of his career.

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Kimi Raikkonen has now scored the same number of podiums as Alonso - 97.

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He has now scored 27 podiums since his last win, making him the holder of an unwanted record.

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Daniel Ricciardo finished fifth at Silverstone, continuing one peculiar trend in 2018 - either he wins the race or doesn't finish on the podium at all.

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British GP marked the 200th race in which Fernando Alonso has scored points. He became only the second driver to cross that milestone after Michael Schumacher (221).

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28 overtakes were recorded in the British GP, 12 of them courtesy of Hamilton, who dropped to the back of the pack after being hit by Raikkonen on lap 1.

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Charles Leclerc retired with a loose wheel nut, while Marcus Ericsson crashed out of the race, marking Sauber's first double DNF since last year's Monaco GP.

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Romain Grosjean retired from the race after a collision with Carlos Sainz. He has suffered four DNFs this year, already more than his 2017 and '16 tallies (three each).

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Due to mechanical issues, Brendon Hartley retired from a race for the seventh time in his short F1 career at Silverstone. His DNF rate is a staggering 50%.

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Series Formula 1
Event British GP
Track Silverstone
Drivers Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Sebastian Vettel , Brendon Hartley , Romain Grosjean , Daniel Ricciardo
Teams Mercedes , Sauber
Article type Top List